Carolina VonKampen

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10 Books I Didn’t Finish Last Year

Almost everyone says the same thing about books you don’t finish: Just move on. Read something better, read something that’s more engaging. But for some reason, I stubbornly want to finish books that I’ve started.

If I start a book, I want to finish it so I can either write a review of what I didn’t like or be pleasantly surprised when the book improves as I read. And if I’ve gone to the trouble of buying a book and spent time reading it, it seems like a waste of time and money to abandon it.

Despite good intentions, I abandoned several books in 2017. Here are 10 books I didn’t finish last year: Continue reading

Coming to Terms With Your Reading Slump

Q: What seems to be the problem?

A: I fell into a reading slump.

 

Q: Did you burn yourself out by reading four books within two and a half weeks?

A: Probably. Maybe? I don’t know.

 

Q: What do you think started your reading slump?

A: I drove 16 hours total to the middle of Nebraska and back for the eclipse. I was tired from the driving and I spent my time hanging out with my friend instead of reading. Continue reading

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